Dr. Franklin Diaz, MD

Dr. Franklin Diaz, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Franklin Diaz, MD is a nephrology specialist in Lawrenceville, GA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1980 and specializes in nephrology.

601 Professional Dr Ste 225

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Contact Information

(770) 513-8028

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Prudential
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Diaz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 92% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Diaz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Diaz "To educate our patients about their diagnoses, associated certainties, uncertainties and therapeutic options in the pursuit of improved health outcomes and quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

112  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bartter's Syndrome
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia
  • Familial Hypokalemia-Hypomagnesemia
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Glomerulosclerosis
  • Gout
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypervitaminoses A
  • Hypervitaminoses D
  • Hypoadrenalism
  • Hypoaldosteronism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis
  • Hypomagnesemia Caused by Selective Magnesium Malabsorption
  • Hypomagnesemia With Hypocalciuria
  • Hypomagnesemia With Normocalciuria
  • Hypomagnesemia, Type 4, Renal
  • Hyponatremia
  • Hyporeninemic Hypoaldosteronism
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nephritis
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 1
  • Potassium Deficiency
  • Primary Hypomagnesemia
  • Proteinuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Small Kidney
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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9  Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Veterans Administration/Univ. Of Pr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Veterans Administration/Univ. Of Pr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch Gal
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Christus Medicus Award, Catholic Medical Association, 2009
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1992
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Diaz's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diaz to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Diaz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was very disappointed about this doctor. He doesn't listen to the patient and doesn't seems really care about the patient. I have a diabetes over 10 years and recently too much proteins are comes through the urine and my PCP recommend to see kidney specialist. I've already explained my current...more
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